The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Software Development skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Software Development over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Agile Software Development
Rank 2 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Agile Software Development 1376 1558 1375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.80% 25.26% 20.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 28.87% 28.61% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1291 1191
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,596 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +1.41%
Agile Software Development
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4767 5445 5857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.91% 88.26% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4043 4349 4707
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Agile Software Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Software Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region.

Agile Software Development Salary Trend in the North West

Agile Software Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Software Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Agile Software Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Agile Software Development
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 984 £45,000 +12.50% 210
Cheshire -4 220 £38,000 -5.00% 58
Lancashire -6 83 £35,000 -2.77% 18
Merseyside -3 68 £40,000 -8.04% 15
Cumbria -5 1 £43,672 +50.59% 1
Agile Software Development
England

Agile Software Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 970 (35.18%) .NET
2 927 (33.62%) C#
3 828 (30.03%) Scrum
4 722 (26.19%) SQL
5 706 (25.61%) TDD
6 702 (25.46%) SQL Server
7 699 (25.35%) JavaScript
8 664 (24.08%) Java
9 611 (22.16%) HTML
10 569 (20.64%) ASP.NET
11 556 (20.17%) CSS
12 536 (19.44%) MVC
13 468 (16.97%) Finance
14 374 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
15 372 (13.49%) Web Services
16 366 (13.28%) Degree
17 359 (13.02%) Software Engineering
18 353 (12.80%) ASP.NET MVC
19 348 (12.62%) OO
20 347 (12.59%) BDD
21 340 (12.33%) Git (software)
21 340 (12.33%) jQuery
22 327 (11.86%) WCF
22 327 (11.86%) Microsoft
23 319 (11.57%) Windows
24 313 (11.35%) SDLC
25 289 (10.48%) XML
26 266 (9.65%) .NET Framework
27 258 (9.36%) AngularJS
28 257 (9.32%) Project Management

Agile Software Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 199 (7.22%) Node.js
2 86 (3.12%) CMS
3 84 (3.05%) WebSphere
4 68 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 54 (1.96%) Apache
6 49 (1.78%) Tomcat
7 46 (1.67%) JBoss
8 45 (1.63%) Confluence
9 38 (1.38%) OpenStack
10 36 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
11 31 (1.12%) WebLogic
12 28 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
13 22 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
14 21 (0.76%) Mule
15 19 (0.69%) CloudStack
15 19 (0.69%) IIS
15 19 (0.69%) nginx
15 19 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
16 17 (0.62%) Umbraco
17 13 (0.47%) Alfresco
Applications
1 139 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 49 (1.78%) MS Office
3 47 (1.70%) Photoshop
4 31 (1.12%) MS Project
5 26 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
7 14 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 25 (0.91%) Magento
2 15 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
7 2 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.073%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.073%) Sonata
8 1 (0.036%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.036%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.036%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.036%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.036%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.036%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.036%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.036%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.036%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.036%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.036%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 177 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 161 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (2.29%) SaaS
4 51 (1.85%) GitHub
5 36 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (1.12%) PaaS
7 29 (1.05%) Google Play
7 29 (1.05%) Office 365
8 24 (0.87%) Amazon S3
9 23 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
11 13 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 12 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.29%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.18%) CloudFront
16 4 (0.15%) Heroku
17 3 (0.11%) IaaS
18 2 (0.073%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 92 (3.34%) Internet
2 35 (1.27%) HTTP
3 24 (0.87%) Firewall
4 16 (0.58%) FTP
5 14 (0.51%) HTTPS
5 14 (0.51%) Wireless
6 13 (0.47%) DNS
7 12 (0.44%) SSL
8 9 (0.33%) LAN
9 8 (0.29%) SPDY
10 7 (0.25%) BIG-IP
11 6 (0.22%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.18%) SAN
12 5 (0.18%) WAN
12 5 (0.18%) WLAN
13 4 (0.15%) 802.11
13 4 (0.15%) DHCP
13 4 (0.15%) OSPF
13 4 (0.15%) SNMP
13 4 (0.15%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 702 (25.46%) SQL Server
2 186 (6.75%) MySQL
3 168 (6.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 164 (5.95%) NoSQL
5 112 (4.06%) Relational Database
6 98 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 87 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 82 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
8 82 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 78 (2.83%) MongoDB
10 65 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
11 63 (2.29%) Big Data
12 50 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 45 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 30 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 30 (1.09%) Hadoop
15 28 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
16 25 (0.91%) Oracle Database
17 23 (0.83%) Redis
18 19 (0.69%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 340 (12.33%) Git (software)
2 222 (8.05%) JIRA
3 203 (7.36%) Selenium
4 189 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 156 (5.66%) NUnit
6 134 (4.86%) Visual Studio
7 128 (4.64%) MSTest
8 117 (4.24%) Jenkins
9 95 (3.45%) Maven
10 93 (3.37%) Cucumber
11 90 (3.26%) Moq
12 81 (2.94%) Subversion
13 77 (2.79%) JUnit
14 76 (2.76%) Rhino Mocks
15 60 (2.18%) WebDriver
16 42 (1.52%) SoapUI
17 39 (1.41%) Eclipse
18 38 (1.38%) SpecFlow
19 34 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
20 33 (1.20%) Jasmine
General
1 468 (16.97%) Finance
2 165 (5.98%) Retail
3 123 (4.46%) Games
4 90 (3.26%) Marketing
5 76 (2.76%) Banking
6 64 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 45 (1.63%) Electronics
8 30 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 26 (0.94%) Advertising
10 22 (0.80%) Legal
11 21 (0.76%) Back Office
12 15 (0.54%) Law
13 13 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.44%) Automotive
15 6 (0.22%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.18%) iGaming
16 5 (0.18%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.15%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.15%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1335 (48.42%) Developer
2 532 (19.30%) .NET Developer
3 394 (14.29%) Analyst
4 311 (11.28%) C# Developer
5 260 (9.43%) Java Developer
6 250 (9.07%) C# .NET Developer
7 236 (8.56%) Senior Developer
8 226 (8.20%) Software Developer
9 180 (6.53%) Business Analyst
10 158 (5.73%) Project Manager
11 151 (5.48%) Test Analyst
12 147 (5.33%) Software Engineer
13 122 (4.43%) ASP.NET Developer
14 119 (4.32%) Tester
15 111 (4.03%) .NET Software Developer
16 109 (3.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 104 (3.77%) PHP Developer
18 103 (3.74%) SQL Developer
19 98 (3.55%) Lead Developer
20 81 (2.94%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 970 (35.18%) .NET
2 611 (22.16%) HTML
3 569 (20.64%) ASP.NET
4 556 (20.17%) CSS
5 372 (13.49%) Web Services
6 353 (12.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 340 (12.33%) jQuery
8 327 (11.86%) WCF
9 289 (10.48%) XML
10 266 (9.65%) .NET Framework
11 258 (9.36%) AngularJS
12 252 (9.14%) RESTful
13 211 (7.65%) HTML5
14 193 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 186 (6.75%) WPF
16 177 (6.42%) SOAP
17 175 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
18 161 (5.84%) Spring
19 146 (5.30%) JSON
20 140 (5.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 203 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 169 (6.13%) Computer Science
3 145 (5.26%) User Experience
4 133 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
5 132 (4.79%) iPad
6 126 (4.57%) Mobile App
7 76 (2.76%) Inversion of Control
8 50 (1.81%) N-Tier
9 41 (1.49%) Visualisation
10 31 (1.12%) Replication
11 30 (1.09%) Algorithms
12 28 (1.02%) Management Information System
13 27 (0.98%) iPhone
13 27 (0.98%) Social Network
14 22 (0.80%) Client/Server
15 21 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
15 21 (0.76%) Mathematics
16 20 (0.73%) Clustering
17 19 (0.69%) Statistics
18 18 (0.65%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 319 (11.57%) Windows
2 246 (8.92%) Linux
3 111 (4.03%) Android
4 96 (3.48%) Unix
5 58 (2.10%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 31 (1.12%) CentOS
8 20 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.51%) Windows CE
9 14 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
11 11 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (0.25%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.22%) CoreOS
13 6 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.15%) Debian
15 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 828 (30.03%) Scrum
2 706 (25.61%) TDD
3 536 (19.44%) MVC
4 374 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
5 359 (13.02%) Software Engineering
6 348 (12.62%) OO
7 347 (12.59%) BDD
8 313 (11.35%) SDLC
9 257 (9.32%) Project Management
10 247 (8.96%) Web Development
11 226 (8.20%) Kanban
12 225 (8.16%) E-Commerce
13 206 (7.47%) Web Application Development
14 198 (7.18%) Waterfall
15 194 (7.04%) Mentoring
16 187 (6.78%) DevOps
17 176 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
18 169 (6.13%) Unit Testing
19 164 (5.95%) Test Scripting
20 148 (5.37%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 927 (33.62%) C#
2 722 (26.19%) SQL
3 699 (25.35%) JavaScript
4 664 (24.08%) Java
5 234 (8.49%) PHP
6 174 (6.31%) Ruby
7 169 (6.13%) T-SQL
8 162 (5.88%) Python
9 156 (5.66%) C++
10 70 (2.54%) C
10 70 (2.54%) PL/SQL
11 66 (2.39%) Shell Script
12 65 (2.36%) VB
13 57 (2.07%) Scala
14 53 (1.92%) Bash Shell
14 53 (1.92%) VB.NET
15 30 (1.09%) Perl
16 24 (0.87%) TypeScript
17 23 (0.83%) Objective-C
18 19 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 366 (13.28%) Degree
2 162 (5.88%) ISEB
3 157 (5.69%) ISTQB
4 32 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 32 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 23 (0.83%) HND
6 17 (0.62%) Security Cleared
7 15 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (0.51%) HNC
9 12 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 7 (0.25%) MBA
13 6 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.18%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.18%) PhD
14 5 (0.18%) SC Cleared
15 4 (0.15%) CISSP
16 3 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (8.02%) QA
2 13 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.15%) SLA
5 2 (0.073%) HL7
5 2 (0.073%) SDET
5 2 (0.073%) SEPA
6 1 (0.036%) FATCA
6 1 (0.036%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.036%) JTAG
6 1 (0.036%) P3O
6 1 (0.036%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.036%) Solvency II
System Software
1 52 (1.89%) Docker
2 21 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.69%) vSphere
3 19 (0.69%) Xen
3 19 (0.69%) XenServer
4 15 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.15%) HDFS
5 4 (0.15%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.11%) Varnish
7 2 (0.073%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.073%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.036%) Firmware
8 1 (0.036%) vCloud
8 1 (0.036%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 103 (3.74%) Puppet
2 54 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (1.20%) Cobbler
4 31 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (0.73%) Tivoli
6 16 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
7 15 (0.54%) Kibana
8 10 (0.36%) Packer
9 9 (0.33%) Ansible
10 7 (0.25%) Kubernetes
11 6 (0.22%) Grafana
11 6 (0.22%) Graphite
11 6 (0.22%) Terraform
11 6 (0.22%) Uchiwa
12 5 (0.18%) SELinux
13 4 (0.15%) SCCM
14 3 (0.11%) Nagios
14 3 (0.11%) SCOM
14 3 (0.11%) Wonderware InTouch
15 2 (0.073%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 327 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 200 (7.25%) Oracle
3 102 (3.70%) Google
4 40 (1.45%) Twitter
5 38 (1.38%) Adobe
6 36 (1.31%) IBM
7 35 (1.27%) Facebook
8 25 (0.91%) HP
8 25 (0.91%) webMethods
9 24 (0.87%) Sitecore
9 24 (0.87%) WSO2
10 23 (0.83%) Atlassian
11 22 (0.80%) VMware
12 20 (0.73%) SAP
13 19 (0.69%) EnterpriseDB
13 19 (0.69%) EPiServer
14 17 (0.62%) Cognizant
15 16 (0.58%) ATG
15 16 (0.58%) hybris
16 14 (0.51%) SaltStack
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + amazing benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £120000 per annum + amazing benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Reward Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, 25 Days Holiday, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + 1.5k bonus + 5 weeks holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 9% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Procure Plus
Salary: £32,500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bright HR
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £42,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: 3 days ago